Fri, 07 Aug 2020

Red Sox, Blue Jays vying for fifth win of season

The Boston Red Sox are hoping that a 5-0 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday will be the ...

Rays look to get on track vs. rival Yankees

Going into the originally scheduled 162-game season, the Tampa Bay Rays were viewed as a potent challenger to the New ...

Marlins look to keep stunning start going vs. Mets

A lot has happened to the Miami Marlins and New York Mets in the first two weeks of perhaps the ...

O's look to get offense going against injury-riddled Nats

The Baltimore Orioles are looking for better starting pitching while the World Series champion Washington Nationals are hoping for some ...

Phillies' Velasquez looks to get groove back vs. Braves

A struggling veteran and a highly valued rookie trying to find his way square off on Friday when the Philadelphia ...

After stunning win, Jackets aim to close out Leafs

It wouldn't rank as an upset along the lines of last spring's Stanley Cup playoff opening-round victory over the league-leading ...

NBA roundup: Bucks rally vs. Heat, claim East's top seed

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 33 points each as the Milwaukee Bucks -- who trailed by 23 in the ...

NHL roundup: Flames clinch series with shutout win

Four different players scored while Cam Talbot posted the shutout, as the Calgary Flames beat the Winnipeg Jets 4-0 Thursday ...

MLB roundup: Braves' Markakis hits walk-off homer

Nick Markakis delivered a walk-off homer with one out in the ninth inning to give the Atlanta Braves a 4-3 ...

Trump Loses Bid to Add Fourth Debate with Biden in Early September

WASHINGTON - U.S. President Donald Trump's reelection campaign on Thursday lost its bid to add a fourth debate with Democratic ...

Training camp primer: NFC South

NFC South (listed in predicted order of finish) New Orleans Saints Projected 2020 record: 12-4 2019 record: 13-3 2019 summary: ...

Hot Marlins top O's, Mattingly becomes winningest manager

Brian Anderson drove in three runs, and his RBI triple in the seventh inning scored what proved to be the ...

Yelich's inside-the-park HR helps Brewers top White Sox

Jedd Gyorko belted a two-run home run and an RBI single, and Christian Yelich hit an inside-the-park homer to support ...

Jackets push Leafs to brink on Dubois' hat-trick OT winner

Pierre-Luc Dubois scored 18:24 into the first overtime period to complete his hat trick and give the Columbus Blue Jackets ...

CDL announces $100K 'Perfect Bracket' contest

The Call of Duty League is offering a $100,000 first prize to any fan who can predict a perfect bracket ...

Nani powers Orlando City past Minnesota and into final

Two first-half goals six minutes apart by Nani led Orlando City to a 3-1 victory over Minnesota in a semifinal ...

Hot Marlins top Orioles, Mattingly becomes team's winningest manager

Brian Anderson drove in three runs and his RBI triple in the seventh inning proved to be the winning run ...

Marlins sweep Orioles as Mattingly becomes team's winning manager

Brian Anderson drove in three runs and his RBI triple in the seventh inning proved to be the winning run ...

MLB schedule overhaul includes 14 DHs

Major League Baseball announced a schedule overhaul on Thursday, with the changes creating a total of 14 doubleheaders involving 10 ...

Red-hot Raptors eye East's 2nd seed vs. Celtics

The Toronto Raptors own the longest active winning streak in the NBA and can clinch the No. 2 seed in ...

Training camp primer: AFC East

AFC East (listed in predicted order of finish) Buffalo Bills Projected 2020 record: 10-6 2019 record: 10-6 2019 summary: New ...

Nets get another chance to clinch vs. Kings

In their first chance at clinching a playoff berth, the Brooklyn Nets put together a major dud with virtually their ...

Banged-up Sixers, Magic set for bubble battle

The Philadelphia 76ers' hopes of a deep playoff run are in jeopardy. All-Star Ben Simmons limped to the locker room ...

Laughton, Flyers down Caps, improve to 2-0

Scott Laughton scored two goals and added an assist, while Kevin Hayes had helpers on all three goals as the ...

Bucks dispatch Heat to clinch top seed in East

Giannis Antetokounmpo and Khris Middleton scored 33 points each as the Milwaukee Bucks -- who trailed by 23 in the ...

Bucs cut former 2nd-round CB Stewart

The Tampa Bay Buccaneers waived former second-round cornerback M.J. Stewart on Thursday. Stewart, who turns 25 in September, can be ...

NFL opt outs: At least 65 players choose not to play

Jacksonville cornerback Rashaan Melvin became the third member of the Jaguars to opt out of the 2020 season, doing so ...

Grizzlies hoping to snap slump against Thunder

No games are a given in the NBA's restart. Not with the teams near the bottom of the standings staying ...

Canes D Hamilton returns to practice

Defenseman Dougie Hamilton practiced with the Carolina Hurricanes on Thursday for the first time since July 22. He left that ...

Miami DL Rousseau opting out, turning pro

Miami defensive lineman Gregory Rousseau, the 2019 ACC Defensive Rookie of the Year, is opting out of the 2020 season ...

Bucs' Tom Brady: 'clock is ticking on all of us'

For a player who spares no effort in preparing his mind and body for each NFL season, the 2020 offseason ...

76ers' Simmons dislocates left kneecap

Philadelphia 76ers guard/forward Ben Simmons suffered a partially dislocated left kneecap during Wednesday's game against the Washington Wizards, the team ...

Five-star DT Taylor chooses Miami over Florida

Miami won the recruiting battle for five-star defensive tackle Leonard Taylor, who chose the Hurricanes over the Florida Gators on ...

South African football to restart amid virus, warning and ban

resumes three days later, at another Soweto stadium, with defending champions Sundowns tackling Orlando Pirates in pursuit of a third ...

Two sons of Ray Lewis transferring to Kentucky

Two sons of Hall of Fame linebacker Ray Lewis are transferring to Kentucky. Rayshad Lewis is leaving Maryland and Rahsaan ...

Islanders look to buckle down, oust Panthers

The Florida Panthers are still alive in their best-of-five play-in series against the New York Islanders, which resumes Friday. Down ...

Jazz out to slow Spurs' push for playoff

The midway juncture of the NBA's season-ending seeding action finds the Utah Jazz and San Antonio Spurs in slightly better ...

Notre Dame hosts Duke in its Sept. 12 ACC opener

Notre Dame will open its first-ever season of conference football when Duke visits South Bend, Ind., on Sept. 12 to ...

Jim Thompson is the perfect novelist for our crazed times

Crime fiction often thrives in periods of social and political tension, when readers long for both justice and stability. So ...

Jays' Pearson ready to face Braves in second start

The visiting Toronto Blue Jays will send their top pitching prospect to the mound on Thursday in the rubber game ...

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Asian markets topple over after Trump gets stuck into China again

SYDNEY, Australia - Stocks in Asia tanked on Friday as the U.S. took a big stick to China again, banning ...

Siege at bank in northern France ends

A gunman with psychiatric problems took six people hostage at a bank in Le Havre, northern France, before giving himself ...

Nasdaq leads markets higher, notches up another record high

NEW YORK, New York - U.S. stocks marched higher on Thursday with the Nasdaq Composite leading the way.The key tech ...

Chinese app plans half billion-dollar investment in Ireland

DUBLIN, Ireland - While its future on the other side of the Atlantic, and in the Pacific, is up in ...

China's Shanghai Composite completes 4th day of gains

SYDNEY, Australia - Chinese mainland shares rose for the fifth day in a row on Thursday.The Australian market also advanced. ...

SEARCA to get behind regional coconut industry

LOS BANOS, Laguna, Aug 6 (PIA) --The Southeast Asian Regional Center for Graduate Study and Research in Agriculture (SEARCA) is ...

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